Seminars

Seminar audience

2024 BEES Seminars

TERM 1        

Date

Time & location

Speaker

Title

Host
Thurs 15 Feb 2024 1:00-2:00pm, Mathews D Adam Roff Trees Near Me & Wildlife Drone Hub NSW Hosted by BEES 
Thurs 22 Feb 2024 1:00-2:00pm, Mathews D Simon Hart  How intraspecific variation, phenotypic plasticity, and rapid evolution influence the maintenance of species diversity. Hosted by E&ERC
Thurs 29 Feb 2024 1:00-2:00pm, Mathews D Jon Daly Securing coral reef biodiversity with cryopreservation and biobanking Hosted by CMSI
Tues 5 March 2024 1:00-2:00pm, E19 Patricia O'Shane G02 (previously CLB 1)  Giancarlo Chiarenza and Rebecca Raynal E&ERC Exit Seminars Hosted by E&ERC
Thurs 7 March 2024 1:00-2:00pm, Mathews D Andrew Glikson Geophysical evidence for the largest known impact structure on Earth, and related glaciation and mass extinction Hosted by BEES
Thurs 14 March 2024 1:00-2:00pm, Mathews D Suz Everingham TBC Hosted by E&ERC
Thurs 21 March 2024 1:00-2:00pm, Mathews D TBC TBC Hosted by CMSI
Thurs 4 April 2024 1:00-2:00pm, Mathews D Nathali Machado de Lima TBC Hosted by BEES 
Thurs 11 April 2024 1:00-2:00pm, Mathews D Juliette Tariel-Adam TBC Hosted by E&ERC
Thurs 18 April 2024 1:00-2:00pm, Mathews D TBC TBC Hosted by CMSI
Thurs 2 May 2024 1:00-2:00pm, Mathews D TBC TBC Hosted by BEES 

Past Seminars

2023 

TERM 1 2023      

Date

Time & location

Speaker

Title

Thurs 16 Feb 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Jiasui (Irene) Li  Microbial symbiosis and host disease resistance in marine macroalgae 
Fri 17 Feb 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Erica Barlow Interpreting the ancient fossil record & thinking about life ‘as we don’t know it’
Fri 24 Feb 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Adelaide Dedden and Harrison Eyck E&ERC PhD Completion Seminar 
Fri 10 Mar 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Frank Seebacher  Responses to environmental change: plasticity and epigenetics
Fri 17 Mar 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Uffe Nielsen Altered rainfall regimes have wide ranging effects on ecosystem structure and function
Fri 24 Mar 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Mariella Herbestein  Perspectives on behavioural ecology: from natural history to trait-based approaches at a landscape scale
Fri 31 Mar 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Boral Theatre Paul Hesse Will rivers be smaller when the climate is hotter?
Fri 14 April 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Anastasia Shavrova & Claudia Crowther  E&ERC PhD Completion Seminar 
Fri 21 April 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Boral Theatre Bryce Kelly Satellite- and Aircraft-Based Greenhouse Gas Measurements for Verifying National and Corporate Inventories
Fri 28 April 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, CLB2 Zoe Xirocostas and Anna Lewis E&ERC PhD Completion Seminar 
       
TERM 2 2023      
Fri 2 June 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Baptise Wijas and Joe Atkinson E&ERC PhD Completion Seminar 
Fri 9 June 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Martin Van Kranendonk  On the trail of our ancestry: An African safari with a hominid twist
Fri 16 June 2023  3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Dieter Hochuli Reimagining the naturalist tradition to conserve and promote biodiversity in cities
Fri 23 June 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Janette Boughman Mate choice in the brain:  Species differ in how male traits  ‘turn on’ gene expression in female brains
Fri 30 June 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Mark Elgar Nothing is better than an undetected signal: selection pressures influencing chemical sensory morphology in insects
Fri 7 July 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Nobuharu Inaba Nature-based solution to control harmful algal blooms using seagrasses and macroalgae
Fri 14 July 2023  3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Andrea Liebl  The effects of Gx(developmental)E in a cooperatively breeding species
Fri 21 July 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Blake Dickson Functional Adaptive Landscapes, their applications, and the evolution of limbs and terrestrial locomotion across the water-land transition
Fri 28 July 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Claudia Coleine Microbiomes from extreme environments: challenges to thrive in the most prohibitive conditions.
Fri 4 Aug 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Eleonora Egidiq  Rhizosphere microbial communities and plant growth: insights from Australian native grasses
Fri 25 Aug 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, E19 Patricia O'Shane G04 (previously CLB 3) Matt England Projected slowdown of the ocean’s overturning circulation – plus tales of biological applications work from an ocean modeller
Fri 1 Sept 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Boral Theatre Jordan Gacutan & Dan Hewitt CMSI PhD Completion Seminar 
       
TERM 3      
Fri 15 Sep 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Gregoire Mariethoz  Generating synthetic satellite observations
Fri 22 Sep 2023  3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Fabio Zanini Cell diversity across the tree of life, from 30,000 feet to microns
Fri 6 Oct 2023  3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Hannah Dawson and Véronique Lago

Modelling connectivity and ocean circulation at the Antarctic margin (Hannah Dawson). 

FishSCOOP: an industry and research partnership to outsource ocean data (Véronique Lago)

Fri 13 Oct 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Tim Barrows Climate sensitivity of SE Australia during the last ice age
Fri 20 Oct 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Lisa Schwanz Environmental influences on sex and the evolution of sex-determining mechanisms
Fri 27 Oct 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Brad Henderson & Tom Dunlop - UNSW Water Research Laboratory  Predicting mangrove and saltmarsh ecosystems extent in different estuaries – a lifecycle approach (Brad Henderson). Nature-based Solutions for estuaries: Overcoming design barriers to implementation (Tom Dunlop). 
Fri 3 Nov 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Damien Esquerre  Weapons, Invasions and Mountain Formation: What Drives the Evolution of Biodiversity?
Fri 10 Nov 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Indrani Mukherjee  Trace element archives in deep time: Availability vs bioavailability
Fri 17 Nov 2023 3:00pm-4:00pm, Mathews D Herbert Huppert (King's College Cambridge) The effect of surface waves over coral reefs, leading to a suggestion of how to defend against tsunamis